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heard the word innovation, i have to put a plug in for tradition. i have a very traditional education. i spent a lot of years in silence speaking latin up in the hills, living within the medieval framework. i do respect the past. we study it. if you are grounded in tradition, you feel quite confident in change and innovation. if you are insecure, you are very reluctant to embrace the unknown. i do think we need to in our education and politics, we have to have a new appreciation for our traditions and the patterns that describe our culture and our being as americans. having said all that, we have saved in california tens of billions in energy efficiency. when i first adopted those, people reacted negatively. we pushed ahead. and now in california we have ab 32. signed by a republican actor turned governor. promoting something i pick up on and promote further. the number of people in silicon valley defended ab23 against -- ab32 against an onslaught of texas oil companies. we defend when they tried to block your business. california gets 50% of the venture capital. there is a lot going on
. she was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to
francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you jumped ahead to several of my questions s
bringing the film and educating, training professional development largely thriewr our partnership with them and provides that to school districts and classrooms across the country for free, so educators can sign up, and if they agree to do the training and to take it seriously and embed it with the kids and the adults in the community we provide them with oftentimes busing, but often free tickets so they can see the film outside of school and make it an event and that is our project "1 million kids". we're doing it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting. i building we already i belie
. he would like to see more students getting their education through online courses. the governor making that pitch today during the meeting that was also attended by lieutenant governor gavin newsom. increased online courses was also spearheaded by the u.c. president. he said there are no other ways to get around the traditional methods of education. the governor says the system needs to make the changes. he says that both the u.c. and -- [indiscernible] -- needs to hold the line on tuition and costs and thinks online courses will do that. he says it may even benefit high schools. >> maybe the online expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that come to u.c. >> i think we should think about the day -- and this is maybe in a five-year period, maybe 15% of the courses taken by each undergraduate would be online. >> reporter: while the governor says online courses will streamline costs, others don't think it will. it's that flop you mentioned earlier. recent
that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look at this thing in a way how do we maintain, enhance this wonderful institution called the university of california? and i'm a person, you know, i've been around a long time, i care about this university. i love learning. i love research but i'm a realist. >> reporter: uc administrators say developing more online courses would be a great opportunity to education more students. the university says it is looking to add about 150 online courses for freshmen and sophomores within the next three years. uc president mark yudof has said he's pledged to faculty that no layoffs will occur as a result of those online courses being
of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work in the school district helping the children understand that their heritage was important, and important to be proud of being indian, and so that gave them reasons to study harder and to be a better student and stay in school. where you come from is important and what your background is and your family, so we have to have indian education. i don't think i'm a hero. i just had a job to do, and did it with the chi
that the education system must instill the value of strong minds and that brings strong change. take your child to school. meet your child's teachers. exchange numbers. turn the tv off at night. take a report card every nine weeks and take your child to religious celebration once a week. most of the violence is from the bottom up, not top down. mothers say something like "i'm going to beat you boy. i'm going to beat you so the police don't have to do it one day". it was their own way of saying get some home training, some home cultivation is a big fact in the social order and we must restore homes but unemployed parents don't do as good job as parents with jobs. i'm all about welfare back to work. there are four steps involved. one the parents must have day care. if you leave the child without day care you're called an unfit parent and are arrested. you need day care. you need transportation and job training and a job. you need those four steps. what gives you an advantage in san francisco with the mayor across the bay and mayor lee here you have leaders that care. we have leaders h
. hamburger helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >> we need to report the death of police officer shot and killed in sacramento continue. officer kevin tongue was killed by suspected burglar. 35-year-old canine officer had been with the force since 2 thousandths 9. before that he was a firefighters and medic. he was respond to go burglary in the city of galt near stock top. confronted suspicious person. man resisted pulled a gun and shot the officer. he then turnede gun on him 7. shooting comes less than two months after animal control officer was shot and killed also in galt. >> the tight state bump it could be leading to an increase in crime. it has to do with court or
have some extraordinary assets in this country. we have a highly educated and motivated work force that in many respects outperforms, not out educated about from a point of view workers in virtually every effort country. we have the most efficient capital markets in the world. our companies have the lowest cost of capital of any companies anywhere around the globe. we have a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation and capitalist system and commitment to a capitalist system that is the envy of virtually every other country in the world, and we also have increasingly as elude it to in the earlier panel have always had a very strong natural resources, but with shale oil and gas and the incredible strength of our agricultural industry we have a great natural resources as well so there's a lot to be bullish about in this country in terms of our economic opportunities, but this fiscal deficit, our fiscal policy is an enormous cloud on us reaching that potential and i work on the investment banking industry i used to be in the money-management industry. there is a phrase that sometimes
, six teachers and educators were taken from us at gun point. an act of senseless and incomprehensible violence struck at the heart of our families, of our schools, of our communities across the country. earlier this month shortly after newtown, all members of congress took an oath to protect and defend the constitution and the american people. to protect and defend, that is our first responsibility. today leaders of the house democratic caucus have come together to fulfill that duty to confront the challenge of gun violence in our society to enact, to ensure the safety and security of our communities. under the leadership of congressman thomson, mike thompson, our gun violence prevention task force keeps growing in number. our colleagues are submitting recommendations for legislation, the task force is working with outside organizations, and sharing the latest information on gun violence and steps we can take and must take to end it. today to strengthen the efforts of this task force and our democratic caucus, we will hear from americans with personal and professional experiences with
revenues earmarked for higher education, but now the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their kids' college education, the lower their grades will be. uc sociology professor laura hamilton told the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make students fail out of college, but it's surprising because parents assume the more money they give, the better their child will perform in school. >> let the kids work! >>> latest census shows a shift in california's population. latin immigrants no longer make up the majority of the state's immigrant population. instead, it's immigrants from asia. 42% of immigrants coming to the state were from latin america, 37 from asia. a decade later, 57% from asia, more than two times the 22% that come from latin america. >>> well, it's green and a bit extreme. a new garbage collection program may be in store for palo alto, with fewer bins and more sorting for residents. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington explains how it all
an overhaul of college as we know it. how california is trying to make higher education more affordable. >> we're live tonight in san francisco international airport. the idea of a name change has little lit up conversation on the abc 7 news facebook page. >> if you're tired of the cold snap, so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> sky 7 live over the mission district. the s.w.a.t. team and hostage he s.w.a.t. team and hostage suspect out of the home. >> this is the 20th avenue and anza street in richmond no. word on what the man did that brought police to his door, police say he barricaded himself inside and refused to come out. >> they're not saying if he is armed but no
of working on education issues for a very long time, i have come to realize that the civil rights laws are the most, have been historically the most sorely underutilized tools for change. it is in the context of civil rights as we talked about with the lgbt community. we have also, as tom mentioned, seen and we were reading about all too frequently a kind of bullying and harassment for students of certain religious groups. in our guidance we also made it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this
are online courses throughout california's college system. abc 7 education reporter lyanne melendez explains why it is all linked to money. >> california no longer has the means to support the uc system the way it has for decades. the governor said it is time to embrace other ways of saving and making money. enter online courses. >> so there is not a luxury of sitting in the present trajectory unless you don't mind paying ever increasing tuition. >>> the uc system already offers more than 200 online courses to undergraduate and graduate students and recently attempted to reach out to nonuc students charging between $1,400 and 2,400th class but it has had little suck is 70s. >> there have been marked failures along the way. failures at columbia and illinois and other institutions. >> but udoff promised within the next two months the uc system will present a new program to develop more online courses. this could bring in a new source of money. >> because i think it is the new revenue possibilities that then give us the possibility of cross subsidizing our traditional bricks and mortar campus d
in the fall. in silicon valley, governor brown will announce an online educational partnership between san jose state university and a tech start-up. the pilot program will make online courses available to students with a goal of expanding access to higher education. >> people in marin county are spending a cold morning without power after a huge redwood tree ripped down power lines on to a house. the tree went down yesterday morning on west baltimore avenue and damaged the roof of a house. no one was hurt. authorities say the tree roots were too decayed to old up and pg&e restored power to 40 customers but it will be 7:00 a.m. before the other homes have restored power. >> you need your power this morning. >> hope you have gas heat, but, mike has a look at the forecast. is it as cold as yesterday? >> colder. good morning, everyone. we will get you updated on the warnings. freeze warning continues for east bay and interior valleys and the north bay so middle 20's to low 30's for several hours this morning. at least until 9:00. keep the plants and pipes protected. we have fog along the bays
to graduate. the san jose state president reached out to the folks at udacity. a online education startup, known for offering special courses for free. through them, you will have access to remedial math and college level math as well as a statistics course for just $150 a piece. these are courses that students have to pass within their first year to continue on in their education. goencher jerry brown attended the signing of the agreement, because it's a way for students to graduate with lower student loan debt. >> 16% of the students at cal state get out in four years. and the longer you stay, the more you spend. so, this is a big huge problem with student debt approaching a trillion. so, online is a part of that solution. >> now, today, governor brown was all smiles at the csu announcement, but tomorrow he le ask that they explain their online failure, only one nonstudent enrolled after the uc system spent more than $4 million in marketing to students. now in contrast, the csu model is built for a existing group of students, students that need the courses to graduate at $150 a course.
most important thing you can do to improve education for children. >> assemblywoman joan buchanan is the chair. without mentioning specifics she says she is working on new legislation she says will not only weed out ineffective teachers but make good teachers even better. another teacher evaluation bill died at the state capitol last year. >>> the walmart foundation has announced a $100,000 donation to the silicon valley education foundation. the money will go to the stepping up to algebra summer program in san jose as well as a math support program that runs during the school year. >> set to discuss a new express lane project. it will convert 30 miles of car pool lanes to express lanes. it includes adding a second express lane. as well as to convert a car pool connector in south san jose to an express connector. >> it's the final trip out of the pete's harbor marina. why more than 140 people have to leave today. >> exploited for sex and sold as slaves. >> we give no quarter to violence, exploitation. >> the stand local leaders are making to protect kids. >> smoke and flames billo
in the same quality education. >> how do we serve them? >> that is right. >> and admit them from community colleges. >> people will learn more and it will be cheaper in the long run. it's a powerful claim. we're not there yet. >> the i'd why to begin pairing faculty with instructional designers. the governor says it's time to reshape the landscape of higher education. >> thank you, leanne. >> coming up[jaÑç here, michael finney explains why you could see a spike in gas prices that could last several months. >> a bathroom eno vacation that cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars belonging to a member of the president's cabinet. >> in the accu-weather forecast center i'm theer show you where temperatures will rise into mid-60s soon. my accu-weather forecast is coming up. >> and i'm vic lee. surf isy9xdup. ñ Ñ,Ñprpry"it >>> a man covered in flames after a fire at pier 47. this is the location shown by sky 7 hd. this happened just after 1:00 p.m. francis burn unit. another man treated for minor injuries. >> late today oakland police released a search of a man they're looking for.
helper can help you back. and with box tops for education on every box, it helps you help your school. so you're doing good, just by making dinner. hamburger helper. available at walmart. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. >> ama: nasa scientists say they made a discovery on mars. they have found white veins packed with minerals at the bottom of a massive crater. they say it's evidence of an ancient stream bed during a wetter time. scientists can look at the minerals to help determine how the environment changed into current dusty landscape. >> facebook wants to expand menlo park headquarters but it can't make any changes until city officials agree. it's expected to be considered by the city council on tuesday. the report under current terms facebook would pay the city $1.5 million over the next ten years. company also would have to restrict the number of vehicles going in and out of
-old tucker fish, came up with a recipe to finance his higher education. >> why can't i do this. >> reporter: he cooked up the idea two years ago when he sold home made snacks today the aspiring ceo has perfected his toffee candy bar. >> you want to have a good life, you have to get good grades to go to college you need a good job and have a good life. >> reporter: he expects college bound bar sales to help pay for his education and others. >> i have always thought how much promise there is in someone who continually surprises you. that is my feeling about this kid. what next. >> reporter: with one more week left on the fundraising site kick starter he has collected almost $4,000 to pay for equipment and ingredients he even got a celebrity chef to help him find a kitchen but a new state law means he can cook in his family kitchen. he can sell food made at home. >> after homework he spends two hours a night working on his business. he plans to sell each candy bar for $2.50. >> right now $200,000. >> four years? >> yes. >> are you counting yo
education will be discussed for education for $371 million for the university california and the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses were the board tables fees that would affect senior whose register for a heavy course loads and student whose repeat courses. the person low park city council will constitute another facebook expansion, on to a 22 acre piece of property across the street from the current location on willow road, and the new campus is worth $1.5 million to the city for everything from traffic improvement and maintenance to education and training. the through facility would employ 2,800 people. officials of menlo park will take up the plan at 5:30. now the hostages crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who flare ohly escaped death, 74 days of terror from inside, recorded by a hostage and broadcast by am general -- algerian tv. 38 of the men were executed or killed in the rescue families. three were american. one american got out, a husband told his wife of the story. >> he
to washington with a "washington post" mark. >> a once of a lifetime opportunity in education major knows it is a teachable moment. >> my students can see what is the pinnacle of performing in a matching band. >> here's the thing. a lot of talent to be able to move and play an instrument. i can barely walk and talk. >> did you play? >> what about you? >> i played the clarinet. and the saxophone. all that hot air. i knew it had to be a wind instrument. i am sorry. i just thought so. >> clink, clink, clink. go ahead, baby. >> up next underestimating the average duration of a cough? should it last a week or two. >> what researchers are saying. >> center for science and public interest is handing out the extreme eating award to chain restaurants. what the award means and what they are trying to do. >>> it's a big step towards revitalizing the west side as an arts and entertainment district. i will have details on the new every man theater. ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ]
charts. now the way we are going, in terms of the percentage of g.d.p., what we spend on education, what we spend on health research, what we spend on so many necessary programs in this country is going to go down. the trend line is already there. what the republicans are essentially saying is to push it further. have further consequences in terms of health research. does that make sense? do the american people want that? the answer is no. we have to have balance. the problem within the republican conference of the house is there is too much imbalance. host: do you agree with this editorial -- guest: no one is suggesting relying only on taxation of the very wealthy. that is a sham target. no one is saying that. but let me point out, if we look at what has happened to middle-income families -- and i mentioned what is happening with the 401-k requirements, they're now dipping into their retirement on a massive basis. in 2010, the top 1% received over 90% of the income growth. that represents basically a very -- i represent basically a very middle-class district. i know the struggle to stay
to invest in earning, in teaching, in education and we do that not by just the way we did it a hundred years ago. >> reporter: today governor brown was all smiles and tomorrow they demand that they explain their online failure. only one nonstudent enrolled after the uc system spent more than $4 million to market an online program to students and nonstudents. by contrast, csu model is built for an existing audience of students looking for matt and statistic courses they must have to graduate and the price just $150 a course. >> if you try to staff those classes and we have a strong human element to help even the weakest students and the students that need extra attention. >> reporter: at this staffing agency where they know how much employers value education, the idea of making graduation more assessable is good news. >> as long as you can always make sure it's that individual that's getting their degree and doing the work is also important, i think it's a wonderful tool and wonderful resource. >> reporter: garcia wishes she could have gone online years ago. >> it make a lot of students' live
with the team. >>> college credit for less cash. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a casting call but no one can be exactly gregory pen. >> the search for san jose's new police chief and why the new man in charge told us he doesn't want to apply for the job. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids ha
. the new effort to offer higher education to more people. >> it's like a at farmers, we make you smarter about insurance. because what you don't know can hurt you. what if you didn't know that boxes by the curb... make you a target for thieves? or that dog bites account for a third of all home liability claims? what if you didn't know that one in seven drivers is uninsured? and that grease fires have to be smothered? the more you know, the better you can plan for whats ahead. get smarter about your insurance. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> the veteran police officer chosen to be interim chief says he doesn't want the job long term. matt keller is live where we're getting the new insight of what's next. >> reporter: the new interim chief spoke to us and said he's not a long term solution. >> reporter: the title fits the resume. larry esquivel has served 20 years most recently deputy chief before he was named interim chief. >> it was a bit of a surprise. >> reporter: esquivel says he hopes to continue some of the same policies and efforts made by moore and
credits. the major education experiment at one bay area campus. >> and new york city school bus drivers go on strike. the impact it will have for thousands of students trying to find a way to get to school. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients from nature valley. ♪ ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars nature at its most delicious. bus drivers are on the picket lines this morning. these are pictures from queens.. a school bus strike hasn't happened in the city in 33 years. those who rely on the buses include 54 thousand special ed students. most y 1 million fbi is every. >>> bus drivers in new york city are on strike. those who rely on the buses including 54,000 special education students, most o
determined? >> reporter: there's an education asset protection work sheet that details the amount. let's say the older parent is 50 years old. the couple can shield $40,900, including education fund assets like 529 plans. if parents have more than that, the surplus is assessed at a rate of 5.64%. so, again, if our parents saved $60,000 for college, their expected contribution for a year of college is about $1100. what's the lesson here? saving sixty grand might have meant they missed out on loans or financial support, they didn't really get whacked that hard for saving it. i want to underscore saving for college is important. it's hard to qualify for aid, loans are expensive. on moneywatch.com we have everything you need to know about college loans, the landscape is changing, kids graduating with debt, almost a trillion dollars in education debt right now. >> when in doubt, give it a try. if you get denied, you get denied. >> reporter: just filling out the form increases the likelihood you'll get it. you know the answer if you don't fill it out. >>
and strengthsenning education are the right -- strengthening education are the right choices for california. >> reporter: he says another area of agreement is how quickly the governor's budget's numbers could fly. >> the biggest risk could come next month and that is from washington, d.c. in what the government chooses to do or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on the debt ceiling the national economy could -- [no audio] >> reporter: because of the potential risks to our state budget that is one reason they say they want to create that $1 billion reserve and where the budget stands, that will be better known in may when we will know if the surplus has grown. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 49er fans are looking forward to a huge game this weekend. if they win they will go to their 6th super bowl. saturday night the 9ers destroyed the packers and a lot of fans are confident they will do well against the falcons. the championship game is sunday in the georgia dome and fans are optimistic even though the last time the 49ers won a road plaintiff game was 24 years ago. >
of diversity and higher education? because they know if they want to get ahead, they've got to embrace that diversity. if they want to continue to be a fortunes 50 company, there's got to embrace diversity. similarly if we want to get down to the local level and address this issue, we've got to teach our kids that the sooner that you embrace difference and understand that your muslim classmate or your seat classmate or your gay classmate or your limited english professor classmate might be tomorrow's ceo or today's best friend of yours, the better off we will be. you have a leg up, having done about 30 jury trials across this country and seen interactions between people of diverse backgrounds. >> and here we try to celebrate, not just embrace, our diversity. celebrate all our interesting diversity but also celebrate the things that bind us together. ruslyn, does can urriculum need to change or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no, but, but, so we are not funding or d
online education. governor jerry brown said online courses can make higher education more accessible and affordable. he said they needs to deal with a larger problem. >> millions, life chances are different and they don't lead to getting to a post doc program. people worry about getting food on the table, worrying about gunfire. >> the new budgets include $37 million for public colleges to develop online courses. >>> video to share coming from oregon. we brought this to you live today as firefighters freed a woman who was trapped between 2 balls 10 inches wide. you see the release and joy on the woman's face. this began before 4:00 a.m. and lasted four hours. it is not clear how she got in but she was seen walking on the roof. while they pumped in warm air they also spraid in soapy foam to lube ruicate the walls. -- lube ruicate the calls. . >>> helicopter crashed into a crane tower today in london killing two people. the helicopter fell during rush hour. the pilot and one person on the ground were killed. >> half past 7 we heard an explosion. we heard a loud explosion and we thought
the ability to do and no federal dollars on education should be spent in places that are come play e come play sent or don't step up, as the first lady says, to ensure that fundamental fairness. >> thank you to tom and ruslyn and thank you for reminding us why we are all here. thank you. (applause). >> thank you so much, tom, and ruslyn and lieutenant governor, we appreciate it. let's move right into the second panel, the effects of bullying on young people, we've already made that transition and their families. what should schools do. our next panel the focus on the effects of bullying on young people. our moderator is cheryl jennings, award-winning journalist and a pioneer in children's issues and women's rights. cheryl has won emmy awards on her work for caring on aging parents and a program aimed at teenager called straight talking teens. cheryl received an emmy nomination for her 6-part series on the children of kosovo, she was selected by the league of women voters as one of the six women who could be president. ladies and gentlemen, cheryl jennings. >> i wanted to let you know th
education. that's my $0.2 more. thank you for joining us. over its record to show. have a great night and will see right back here next week. ♪ california has better weather. but that does not solve the problem in stand ready no. kennedy tried to ask people at city hall what happened. selected job prospects are better in texas. john: that is true. politicians could grab your land. but they do have the freedom to arm themselves. thinks to this woman. her parents were murdered. >> with the guy that did it was like a rabid dog. >> buying a handgun in california is not a simple task. john: or even a license to open a business. texas vs. california. that is our show. tonight. john: 20% of you one at a five americans lives in texas or california. california is the biggest texas is the second california is a dream where movie stars and beaches growing at more than double the national average until 1990. over the last decade to million more americans moved out of california and moved in. many moved to other states the texas population grew at double the national rate. one of those is chuck
want to take advantage of the free education offered through the g.i. bill. after three or four years, you might have a vet who is now educated and ready to enter the workforce. >> certainly. when they come back you're a little out of sync with the civilian population it takes a while to get back into the swing of things. they are ready to go to work but they are not eligible. >> reporter: even if they are, some question why vets would want to work for walmart. >> 1.4 million people who are working there now are saying we don't get a decent wage, we don't get decent healthcare. and we want something better. >> reporter: author al norman an outspoken critic of walmart is referring to the nationwide black friday protest where workers cited low wages, decreasing part-time hours and increasing healthcare costs. norman also says many walmart employees are forced into medi- cal with taxpayers footing the bill. >> i don't think it's attractive for veterans. >> reporter: wouldn't a job at walmart be better than no job? >> i think the upon the is that w
education. but as of now, the csu and uc boards could still raise student fees. >>> a new national study suggests the more money parents contribute to their children's college education the lower their grades. a sociology professor telling the "new york times" the effect is modest, not big enough to make the students fail out of college. but she said it is surprising because parents assume that more money they give the better the child will perform in school. >>> the feds are putting new rules in place aimed at protecting homeowners from companies that collect their monthly mortgage payment. the consumer financial protection bureau says today it will require those companies to provide clear monthly billing statements, give advance warnings about interest rate hikes, and actively work with the owners to avoid foreclosure. home foreclosures fell in 2012 compared to 2011. foreclosure alsoings firm realtytrac says about 671,000 american homes were repossessed by banks last year. that's down about 17% from the year before. >>> well, a bay area housing mar
an online education pilot program. the program is small for now offering only three classes, entry level math, elementary statistics and college algebra. but governor brown says it's a big step toward a new future for higher education. >> the goal is to empower more people and to reach out to our students so they can graduate quicker so they don't carry this big load of debt on their backs for the next 25 years. >> the program is unique because of its low price, $150 a course. anyone can take classes even students who are not enrolled at san jose state. >>> online classes are on the agenda for this morning's uc regents meeting in san francisco. the "chronicle" reports the uc system has spent more than $4 million on marketing its online courses to non-students. well, so far only 5 people have signed up. a total of 1700 students are taking advantage of the classes. >> need to market a little better i think. >> just a bit. >>> 4:50 now. facebook wants to change the way we search online. the social network unveiled graph search. it allows you to narrow y
access to higher education. this was the first day of the spring semester at city college. students returning to classes and there is uncertainty about the school few turk add minute vaitors must fix the school's accreditation. city college suffer aid drop in enrollment. the school could lose more than $6 million in funding. >> pressure probably has discouraged students from coming here. we're doing everything we can to encourage students to come here now. >> the school has a marketing campaign to increase enrollment. >> if you got trapped in the mortgage mess and lost your home, perhaps we have important information for you tonight. >> the headline if you were with you one of the people, time is rung out. national mortgage relief settlement is wrapping up the first phase. if you lost your home to foreclosure have you to act this week. the deadline is friday for people to sup mitt a claim to receive part of the $25 billion settlement. this was a settlement connected to actions surrounding a robo signing controversy. banks involved in the citi, and wells fargo i've posted a link on a
to go. we need to educate and incentivize, be partners with landowners and we're doing that. >> it restoration efforts could cost more than a billion dollars. state leaders estimate small steps will go a long way. >> i think along our north coast it's possible to bring them back within a generation. >> jeff ranieri in the weather center, it is sure chilly outside. >> we've been talking about this three and four days. one of the colder days, daytime highs in parts of the east bay not getting out of the 40s. look at this. 49 for your daytime high in livermore. 45 in los gatos. up to 53 and 55 in santa rosa. what does it look like? from the 40s back into the tri-valley, 36 in napa. reading in the low 40s but that particular one in the mid-30s, 45 currently in downtown san jose. let's get you outside to our live sky camera network on this very brisk monday evening and you can see visibility is pretty much unlimited. i don't remember the last time i saw the sky camera sparkle like that. let's bring you up into the north bay. that's where we'll have ice. some grace visibility up i
to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stoo
has never been more devoted to helping battle obesity and educate consumers. >>> facebook is holding a top secret event tomorrow that has many people the the tech community guessing what it's all about. the only clue about the mysterious event came in a media invitation, which teases quote come see what we're building. some guesses include the debut of a facebook smartphone, or are a new search service that combines friends' recommendations with information from around the web. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow. >>> apple's stock today slipped below $500 for the first time in nearly a year. the stock dropped more than $18 to $501.75. this came as apple reportedly cut orders for parts for its iphone 5 due to weak demand. according to one report, apple has asked several suppliers to cut their supply orders by half. they have been losing ground to samsung others in the smartphone market. apple has not commented on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, m
to overhaul college as we know it. it's a major step towards making higher education more affordable. stay with us. abc 7 news at 5:00 continues right after this. >>> we know more about what contributed to oil tanker hitting the bay bridge last week. the bafr pilot made a last minute turn just before passing the bridge. that is when the rayhar clipped a tower causing millions in damage. san jose mercury news reports the pilot planned to follow the yellow line you can see on the map but changed labors to cross near yerba buena island. that pilot has tested negative for drugs and alcohol. >> three students were arrested after they passed out pot brownies and cookies at school. police say they told them to other students monday in num yachblt however, some tipped off the resource officer who tracked down a 14 yormd!:ñ yormd and two 15-year-old girls that were arrested four others cited for being under the influence of drugs. two girls sent to the hospital after getting sick. >> this morning three fire  costa county fire district were shut down. including station 4, 12 and 16 in martinez. of
with san jose state university at and even that the campus officials plan to announce an on-line education initiative. this happens at 9:30 a.m.. the news conference will be about san jose state's partnership with a silicon valley company that specializes in so-called mass of open online courses, also known as a.m. 00 c. the democratic governor has been calling on california's public universities to expect use of digital technologies to help reduce expenses and allow more students to attend college. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. we are days away from the next round of the playoffs for the san francisco forty-niners. let us see your niner pride. we are running a fan foes on the kron 4 morning news all week long. >> we have all sold been asking for your frosty weather picks and these are from martinez. here is one picture of a car and you can see the frozen windows. also here is another picture of a trash bin. >> keep the interaction going with us. we love to see your pictures and run them in our morning show and our facebook fan page. you can e-mail them to was on a breaking ne
to be more highly educated. >> we see the united states of america as a pretty much gold mountain where we have endless opportunities to achieve. >> reporter: case in point, victor lu, he came to the united states as a refugee from vietnam and went into the restaurant supply business 25 years ago today. at 80,000 square feet his store is now one of the largest and most successful of its kind in the south bay. >> my parents both came about 33 years ago with nothing, no english. very limited english still today, but they decided to start a business and it flourished and with everybody's support it is what it is today. >> reporter: in the south bay, len ramirez, cbs5. >>> all this dry weather has put a dent in the snowpack now down from 137% to 109, but look at last year, 12% of normal. any snow on the mountains? any rain in your backyard? i got your forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,, get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. and through monday, get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale.
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